Woman charged with shooting another woman during dispute

Shantoria Burdell/Fayette County Detention Center

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A woman has been arrested in connection with a shooting in downtown Lexington after police say she turned herself in Tuesday.

According to police, 26-year-old Shantoria Burdell shot another woman outside the Casablanca Hookah Lounge on South Limestone early in the morning Saturday, January 16.

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Burdell is charged with first-degree assault.

Police say the shooting happened during a fight between the two women.

The victim’s injuries at the time were life-threatening, according to police.